• Life Hacks

    Baby Oil Life Hack

    From Type2Chic Using Baby oil for all my adhesive removals! The oil can be distributed by a q- tip or cotton ball, to wipe around the adhesive before a bath / shower, it also works for hospital tape adhesive left on the skin from iv s and lab work ,…

  • Insulin,  Life Hacks

    Intimacy : with Technology

    A very common question is, how does being connected to technology work when I want to be intimate? So first off this is completely normal and a very common question! However there are no straight answers… Here are some things to keep in mind: some people who use an insulin…

  • Life Hacks

    Avoid Losing Electrolytes When Fighting DKA

    Every Type 1 diabetic is told to fight off DKA (Diabetic ketoacidosis) the best thing to do is drink LOTS of water.  While this definitely helps, it also flushes out necessary electrolytes from our system. Keeping a few bottles of sugar free sports drinks in the house is a great…

  • Life Hacks

    Easy Low Supplies for the Office

    You’re at work (or school) and suddenly, you’re feeling a little bit weak, you check your blood sugar, and sure enough, LOW. A really easy low supply to keep in your desk in the office, or fit into your pocket if you are in a rush, is a small box…

  • Life Hacks

    Rockets Life Hacks

      Do you have an old container of ‘Dex 4 Glucose Tablets’ lying around? Rocket candies are the same size and similar sugar levels! Swap those into the same container once you’re done with the Dex4, especially if you can’t get a replacement right away!          …